Computational biology ­ with genomics as the new internet

With interests stretching from palaeontology to gastronomy and a background in theoretical and mathematical physics, Nathan Myhrvold is not a man to leave a stone unturned. After working with Stephen Hawking at Cambridge University, he ended up as chief technology officer with Microsoft before retiring in 2000 to set up technology commercialisation firm Intellectual Values.

Open source comes to high speed Internet chips

Open source ideas are moving from operating systems such as Linux to the chips being used for the latest DSL equipment. Nick Flaherty reports.

Making the mobile internet a business reality

The business issues and back office integration will make or break the next generation cellular phone networks, says Alun Lewis.

Internet will be increasingly used to view bioanalytical data

With an increasing number of contract research organisations available, purchasing managers or scientists are now confronted with a number of different options in terms of partnering a project with a particular CRO. Dr Andrew Penman reports.

Advances in spectroscopy: the Internet is changing everything

Since 1995 there has been explosive growth in the use of the Internet by the general public. The penetration of the Internet into society is also fundamentally changing the face of scientific, chemical and spectroscopic research. By James Duckworth and Chris Draves.

Internet creates new challenges and opportunities for R&D

Acid observations of the daffier side of the mobile communications business. We take no prisoners.





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